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# economy - Saturday 2 March, 2013

From The Score Broken baby toes and some of the worst excuses in sport Really? This post contains images

Broken baby toes and some of the worst excuses in sport

Rory McIlroy’s toothache is just the latest in a long line.

# economy - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Big Fat Christmas Chocolate Quiz Choc-a-block This post contains images

The Big Fat Christmas Chocolate Quiz

Calling all chocolate affecionados: do you really know your Quality Streets from your Roses? Only one way to find out…

# economy - Monday 19 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 5 things you didn’t know about Kim Jong Il North Korea

5 things you didn’t know about Kim Jong Il

Get the lowdown on North Korea’s leader, from the quest for the perfect pizza to giant rabbits…

# economy - Sunday 30 January, 2011

From The Score The Sunday Papers: the best of the week’s sportswriting Hold Back Page

The Sunday Papers: the best of the week’s sportswriting

Stick a pot of coffee on and put your feet up. Here’s some gems you may have missed this week.

# economy - Saturday 29 January, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael maintains lead as Martin polls well Opinion Polls

Fine Gael maintains lead as Martin polls well

Opinion polls in two of tomorrow’s newspapers show Fine Gael with a healthy lead – but Micheál Martin’s the most popular leader.

Martin concedes: FF could support FG minority government

The end of the Civil War? If Fine Gael pledge to enact the Four Year Plan, Fianna Fáil would return the Tallaght Strategy.

From TheJournal.ie Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests Egypt

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests

An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.

From TheJournal.ie $21m NY lottery’s Irish winner won after snow delays Trisha Eisel

$21m NY lottery’s Irish winner won after snow delays

Trisha Eisel, from Tullamore, bought her lottery ticket after her flight home for Christmas was cancelled by snow.

From The Daily Edge Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law Bhutan

Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law

The monk is the first person to be charged under Bhutan’s anti-smoking legislation.

From The Daily Edge Men twice as likely to forgive girl-on-girl cheating Relationships

Men twice as likely to forgive girl-on-girl cheating

Half of men would forgive a girlfriend for cheating with another woman – and are more than twice as forgiving as women.

From The Score Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture Whip Hand

Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture

Cheltenham’s card has just survived an inspection and there’ll be plenty to glean from today’s action ahead of the March festival.

From The Score Torres looks for his only way out Window Pane

Torres looks for his only way out

It’s trophies not cash that motivate El Nino, writes Paul Ring.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill Seanad Éireann

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill

The Finance Bill will finish its passage through the Seanad today, allowing dozens of on-hold TDs to take Saturday night off.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt’s under-pressure president sacks cabinet and pledges reform Egypt

Egypt’s under-pressure president sacks cabinet and pledges reform

Muhammad Hosni Mubarak sacks his government and promises economic and political reforms, as protests continue.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies, and another injured, in separate Dublin fires Fire

Woman dies, and another injured, in separate Dublin fires

A 29-year-old woman dies in a fire in her apartment on Grenville St, while a 93-year-old is injured after a Donnybrook blaze.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Egypt’s under-fire president sacks his cabinet, woman dies in Dublin house fire, and why men are more likely to forgive cheating women…

From The Score Un-caged: tapping into Facebook UFC Weekly

Un-caged: tapping into Facebook

Brian Kirk is locked in an Octagon and he’s not coming out until we get answers on the latest UFC action.

From The Score The week in pictures… Snap Happy This post contains images

The week in pictures…

Strike a pose. Here’s how the last seven days developed.

# economy - Friday 28 January, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela released from hospital Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela released from hospital

South African fears for Mandela’s health eased when news broke the 92-year-old had been released from hospital and was “well”.

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso Bailout This post contains videos

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny says he didn’t travel to Brussels to negotiate, but did not indicate if Barroso had suggested rengotiation was on the table.

From TheJournal.ie 53 men, women, children raped in DRC in three days, says MSF Mass Rape

53 men, women, children raped in DRC in three days, says MSF

Humanitarian aid agency says the already-volatile situation in eastern DRC has deteriorated further, as new reports of mass rape emerge.

From TheJournal.ie 410 injured in continuing Cairo protests (Video, Photos) Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

410 injured in continuing Cairo protests (Video, Photos)

Demonstrators target police vehicles and state offices as they defy curfew and stay on the streets of Cairo.

From The Daily Edge The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

The week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Natasha McShane’s recovery impeded by superbug McShane

Natasha McShane’s recovery impeded by superbug

Irish student who was seriously assaulted in a late-night attack in Chicago last year has contracted a superbug after undergoing brain surgery.

THE SEANAD HAS PASSED the second stage of the Finance Bill, 28:21. The Seanad will meet again in the morning at 10.30am for further discussion on amendments to the Bill, before it passes back to the Dáil. The Dáil is due to convene tomorrow evening at 8pm, when it will take any recommendations generated in the Seanad. This morning, Taoiseach Brian Cowen confirmed that the Dáil will meet again on Tuesday before he goes to the Áras to seek its dissolution and confirm the general election date.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted for murder of Joselita da Silva in Tullamore Courts

Man convicted for murder of Joselita da Silva in Tullamore

Brazilian man stabbed his flatmate to death at their home in Co Offaly in 2009.

From The Score On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer Transfer Window

On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer

Reds get their man at last as Ajax accept latest offer.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories ,5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian man kept wife locked in cellar for at least 8 years Brazil

Brazilian man kept wife locked in cellar for at least 8 years

Meanwhile, he allegedly live in the house upstairs with another woman. Police found his wife naked and locked in filthy basement after anonymous tip-off.

From The Score Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune Flutter

Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune

Bertie’s in Fagan’s buying a round for the lads. Ivor’s heading for West Cork with a bit of Springsteen on the stereo. Enda and Noonan are on the town in Brussels. Here’s how to never work again.

From TheJournal.ie NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases Northern Ireland

NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases

A major backlog of X-ray delays in the Northern Irish health system meant at least there two late diagnoses of cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue laptops stolen Data Protection

Revenue laptops stolen

Office of the Revenue Commissioners says laptops are encrypted, but it will investigate what kind of information was stored on them and how secure it is.

From The Daily Edge Dublin dad gets car back through Facebook Faceluck

Dublin dad gets car back through Facebook

Warren Coakley says you shouldn’t underestimate the power of Facebook, after someone who saw a status update about the theft located the stolen vehicle.

From The Score Sean Kelly An Post team get in the saddle Cycling

Sean Kelly An Post team get in the saddle

Four Irish riders are set for another year in the peloton with Sean Kelly’s An Post team.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF Bye Bye Bertie

Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF

Micheal Martin dismisses Bertie’s “obsession” with National Stadium as Fianna Fail says Ahern interview is “irrelevant” to the future of the party in Election 2011.

From The Score The top four Super Bowl upsets NFL This post contains videos

The top four Super Bowl upsets

Steven O’Rourke takes a look at the biggest shocks in Super Bowl history.

Tourism chiefs unveil 20,000-job revival plan

The ‘Tourism Opportunity’ confederation launches a report promising jobs if we change how we market Ireland.

From The Score Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game RBS 6 Nations

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game

Ospreys physio is not optimistic of winger facing France a week after trip to Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Ivor’s Seanad finale: “The truth shall set you free” Ivor The Terrible

Ivor’s Seanad finale: “The truth shall set you free”

The controversial Senator retires in the same way he lived: annoying pretty much everyone else in Seanad Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we have built a National Stadium? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have built a National Stadium?

Bertie Ahern says he regrets not securing a National Stadium in his tenure. Do you think we should have built one?

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